How could I have known that murder could sometimes smell like honeysuckle?
January 11, 2008 12:56 AM Subscribe
"But, it's a post on film noir!"
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I told her. She jerked away from me like a startled fawn might, if I had a startled fawn and it jerked away from me. I knew that caving into my desires meant I might lose her. But I didn't care. I went out to the kitchen to make coffee
-- yards of coffee. Rich, strong, bitter, boiling hot, ruthless, depraved. I knew she'd be back.They Made Me A Criminal (1939) I am a fugitive... I am hunted by ruthless men! I am shunned by decent women! I am doomed to hide forever!
Directed by Busby Berkeley. Starring John Garfield, The Dead End Kids, Claude Rains and Ann Sheridan.
Casablanca (1942) As big and timely a picture as ever you've seen! You can tell by the cast it's important! gripping! big!
Won 3 Oscars. Directed by Michael Ortiz. Starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.
Double Indemnity (1944) Paramount's terrific story of an unholy love, and an almost perfect crime!
Written and directed by Billy Wilder. Starring Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyk and Edward G. Robinson.
The Thin Man Goes Home (1944) Nick and Nora go on holiday, and end up involved in a murder.
Starring William Powell and Myrna Loy.
Mildred Pierce (1945) In her heart of hearts she knew it would happen this way!Joan Crawford in her Oscar-winning. Eve Arden and Ann Blyth were both nominated for Best Supporting Actress. It was also up for Best B/W Cinematography, Best Picture and Best Screenplay.
Scarlet Street (1945) The GREAT STARS and DIRECTOR of "Woman in the Window"
Directed by Fritz Lang. Starring Edward G. Robinson and Joan Bennett.
Detour (1945) He went searching for love... but Fate forced a DETOUR to Revelry... Violence... Mystery!
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) Fate drew them together... and only murder could part them!
Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin and Kirk Douglas.
Out of the Past (1947) A MAN - Trying to run away from his past... A WOMAN - Trying to escape her future!
Starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas and Rhonda Fleming
The Big Sleep (1948) The type of man she hated . . . was the type she wanted!
Directed by Howard Hawks. Written by Raymond Chandler. Starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall.
The Naked City (1948) The Most Exciting Story of the World's Most Exciting City!
Starring Barry Fitzgerald and Howard Duff.
The Third Man (1949) HUNTED...By a thousand men! Haunted...By a lovely girl!
Directed by Carol Reed. Written by Graham Greene. Starring Joseph Cotten, Orson Welles, Trevor Howard and the city of Vienna.
D.O.A. (1950) A picture as excitingly different as its title!
Starring Edmond O'Brien and Beverly Garland.
Beat The Devil (1953) Tongue-in-cheek spoof of The Maltese Falcon. Adventure at its boldest! Bogart at his best!
Directed by John Huston. Screenplay by Truman Capote. Starring Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley and Peter Lorre
The Hitch-Hiker (1953) When was the last time you invited death into your car?
Written and directed by Ida Lupino. Starring Edmond O'Brien.
for Murder (1954) Kiss By Kiss...Supreme Suspense Unfurls!
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Starring Ray Milland, Grace Kelly and Robert Cummings.
Mr. Arkadian (1955) Discovering the past can be murder...
Written, directed by, and starring Orson Welles.
Cape Fear (1962) The Original Masterpiece Of Revenge, Confrontation And Murder!
Starring Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum and Polly Bergen